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Sep 9, 2010 11:00pm PDT
had smelled gas in that area where that leak that explosion happened. can you tell us a little more about that? >> reporter: okay, that's -- you heard the chief who could not confirm that. he referred some of these questions to pg and e and i have not seen a pg & e person availing themselves of any questions tonight. but there was a report earlier tonight that a witness had said something to that extent. now, we haven't talked to that particular person, but i know neighbors are talking about one person in particular who claimed he had smelled gas as long as days ago, perhaps even a week. we haven't confirmed that, and no one here in an official capacity has confirmed that. what you hear in the background now is red cross about to make some kind of announcement. but we'll let you know what they're saying. >> thank you very much, tom. apparently, according to chief dennis haage, he said it might be through tomorrow afternoon that they could do a full search of that area to see the extent of the damage, and if anybody else was injured or perhaps died in that fire, what we know so far i
NBC
Sep 9, 2010 10:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: a member of the san mateo county sheriff's department just briefing us on exactly how many people are going to need shelter for the night. at least at this point people have been showing up here at the bay hill shopping center throughout this evening, and they have been told over the past hour or so to please come here and register, and anybody who needs shelter for the night is being loaded aboard a bus on top of a hill nearby, and at last count, this officer just told us, this deputy, that there are about 50 people. that number is likely to rise as more and more people break up the conversations they're having around the shopping center and head over here to register tonight, but we'll keep you posted on that. >> okay, thank you, tom. let's go through the numbers, you heard them say at least 100 people, several hundred people displac displaced. 5,000 people without power in the area. about a three-quarter mile radius from the main area where the gas line ruptured. that has been evacuated, so those people in that area, as you heard the red cross spokesman say, even the peo
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 5:00am PDT
be joining us from san bruno throughout the morning. >> right now we want to fill you in on the latest details about the san bruno explosion. as of this moment, one person is confirmed dead. and more than 20 people are injured. the explosion and fire destroyed 53 homes, damaged at least another 120. >> safety crews will get together in about an hour. they will survey the damage and decide when it's time to start to search for survivors, for more dead. we have at least one confirmed death, search and rescue operations could begin any time. >> if this is the first time you're hearing about what happened, here's the details. the initial explosion actually happened just after 6:00 last night near glenn view park in san bruno. witnesses say flames shot 200 feet to 300 feet in the air. winds fueled those flames. they jumped from house to house to house in the neighborhood. >> we have new information coming from the fire chief in the area that is now six people have died in this fire. so it has gone from one confirmed death to six, this according to one of the fire chief there's in the
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 7:00am PDT
us. once he discovered we were gone, i guess he went the other way and i thought i'd lost him. but fortunately i seen him pop up on the back of the street on the other side, we came up two opposite streets, so -- >> let's make the point, everybody in your home got out safely, and that's very good news. tell me about this house, though. this was your parents' house. i know that you grew up there and moved back in after your mom passed away. >> yes. >> had just remodelled it? >> right. >> what was it like to see it in flames? >> heart-wrenching. it really was. it was hard to watch. but the main thing is my intermediate family got out. the other things can be rebuilt and other things can be, you know, replaced, but you can't replace family members. >> where are you going to go from here, bob? where are you going to stay? >> oh, i got wonderful friends, wonderful friends that have offered homes for me to stay in, cars to drive. a friend of mine, bert, offered me a house to stay in and gave me a truck if i need it. we're staying with some wonderful friends, dave and jeanette siva, who a
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Sep 10, 2010 12:35am PDT
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Sep 10, 2010 4:00am PDT
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Sep 10, 2010 6:00am PDT
. thank you for joining us. i'm scott mcgrew in for brent cannon, as we follow this developing story. this massive fire that started overnight and continues to smolder. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. garvin thomas is anchoring our coverage from the field this morning. a lot going on. >> dozens of homes still smoldering after the fireball in san bruin no we have crihristie smith as well, bob redell there. christie at a shelter, bob redell at a command center and he has word from neighbors who said they smelled gas as far back as a week ago. first we go to garvin joining us live from the neighborhood with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. we are on san bruno avenue, the best way to describe it is around the corner from the fire. you can see the roadblock up behind us. a couple people talking to the officers right now, perhaps showing i.d. saying they live up the street. people are interested to find out what happened to their homes. let's get you up to date on the latest on this fire. the area we're talking about, claremont and glenn view drives in san bruno, that's where the explosi
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 4:49am PDT
on 280. 101 is clear. you might want to use that avenue into and out of the city today. we have an accident, a good-sized one clearing the roadway from eastbound highway 4 at solano way out of concord, but no major slowing out of antioch westbound. looking for the friday light portion right here as well as livermore. back to you. >> thank you very much. >>> as we mentioned, neighbors in that area, they are lobbing serious accusations at pg&e. bob redell is live in san bruno this morning. neighbors say they have been smelling gas coming out of gutters for a week. >> yes, neighbors say aboutfor they smelled gas, then last week pg&e came out and told them to close garage doors and stay inside, and that was the last they heard from them. pg&e said regarding the gas leak claim, we will be looking into the reports and sharing the facts as part of the investigation. right now we're just south, probably about a mile to a half mile south of the fire scene itself. it's still smoldering. as far as whether there are flames, a fire official says they do not see flames, it's more of a smoldering
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 4:30am PDT
tell us that they believe that number has increased. let me give you a lay of the land. we are on glenn view that cro cross street is san bruno. if you zoom in, will you see a white glow of smoke. that's where the fire is contained. this person i spoke to said they were under the impression that this fire should be close to 100% contained by dawn. right now everything in that area that is going to burn has burned, according to him. in other words, the homes caught in that zone are gone. the foundations is all that remain. what they have is smoldering debris. his concern is that if the winds were to pick up, you could see another flair-up of flames. that's one reason for concern. that's why there are so many firefighters out here. 53 homes destroyed, more than 100 damaged. one person confirmed dead. there's another report that more people have been killed, but that's not been confirmed about 20 people were taken to the hospital last night. our understanding is that several of those people are still there in critical condition. this neighborhood caught fire, it blew up just after 6:
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